Common grace and the image of God in man do not in any way preclude numerous manifestations of evil human creativity:
Deut. 23:9 When the host goeth forth against thine enemies, then keep thee from every wicked thing.
Ps. 1:1 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.
Ps. 2:2 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his anointed, saying, 3 Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us.
Ps. 26:5 I have hated the congregation of evil doers; and will not sit with the wicked.
Ps. 33:10 The LORD bringeth the counsel of the heathen to nought: he maketh the devices of the people of none effect.
Ps. 64:2 Hide me from the secret counsel of the wicked; from the insurrection of the workers of iniquity:
Ps. 81:12 So I gave them up unto their own hearts’ lust: and they walked in their own counsels.
Ps. 83:3 They have taken crafty counsel against thy people, and consulted against thy hidden ones.
Ps. 83:5 For they have consulted together with one consent: they are confederate against thee:
Ps. 101:3 I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me.
Ps. 106:29 Thus they provoked him to anger with their inventions: and the plague brake in upon them.
Ps. 106:35 But were mingled among the heathen, and learned their works.
Ps. 106:39 Thus were they defiled with their own works, and went a whoring with their own inventions.
Ps. 106:43 Many times did he deliver them; but they provoked him with their counsel, and were brought low for their iniquity.
Ps. 119:1 ALEPH. Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD.
Ps. 119:101 I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I might keep thy word.
Ps. 119:104 Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.
Ps. 119:113 SAMECH. I hate vain thoughts: but thy law do I love.
Ps. 119:128 Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way.
Prov. 6:18 An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,
Jer. 10:2 Thus saith the LORD, Learn not the way of the heathen, and be not dismayed at the signs of heaven; for the heathen are dismayed at them.
Acts 19:19 Many of them also which used curious arts brought their books together, and burned them before all men: and they counted the price of them, and found it fifty thousand pieces of silver.
Rom. 1:30 Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,
Gal. 5:21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
Eph. 5:11 And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.
1 Tim. 1:10 For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine;
1 Tim. 4:1 Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;
Rev. 2:24 But unto you I say, and unto the rest in Thyatira, as many as have not this doctrine, and which have not known the depths of Satan, as they speak; I will put upon you none other burden.
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